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  • 'Transformers': The Anatomy of a Cross-Platform Money Maker

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" barrels into multiplexes June 27, hell-bent on global domination. With a pricetag north of $210 million after rebates, it's one of the summer's most expensive titles. But the action franchise is a cash cow for Paramount...
  • Comedy Central Ups Jim Sharp to Exec VP, Original Programming and Development

    Comedy Central has promoted veteran network exec Jim Sharp to West coast exec VP original programming and development. The former senior VP will report to content development and original programming prexy Kent Alterman and continue to oversee...
  • Aereo loses in Supreme Court; Sumner Redstone's female problems

    Aereo loses in Supreme Court; Sumner Redstone's female problems
    After the coffee. Before going into Aereo withdrawal. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of HBO's "The Leftovers." I'm intrigued but need to see one or two more episodes to determine whether I'll get hooked. Thursday's roundup includes all the...
  • Pharrell, Minaj lead BET award winners; Lionel Richie honored

    Pharrell, Minaj lead BET award winners; Lionel Richie honored
    R&B star Pharrell, rapper Nicki Minaj and newcomer August Alsina led the winners at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards on Sunday, which also honored veteran soul singer Lionel Richie. Pharrell kicked off the show with "Come Get It Bae"...
  • Chinese Box Office Sets First Half Record

    HONG KONG - "Transformers- Age of Extinction" enjoyed a huge debut in China and it topped a massive week for Hollywood in the Middle Kingdom. But the highest scoring film of the year so far remains Chinese. And with local and Hollywood titles powering...
  • Viacom's Music Group Launches Director Diversity Program

    Viacom's Music Group, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT and LOGO, has launched its Director Diversity Program. The VMN Spectrum Director Diversity Program is designed to help attract and provide training for diverse candidates interested in gaining experience...
  • California Film Commission selects 26 projects for tax credits

    California Film Commission selects 26 projects for tax credits
    The California Film Commission has selected 26 film and television productions to receive a total of $100 million in tax credits meant to spur the state's showbiz economy.  There were a record 497 submissions and the winners were chosen in a lottery...
  • Nickelodeon Greenlights 13-Episode Order Of 'Loud House'

    Viacom kiddie-media outfit Nickelodeon has ordered 13 episodes of "The Loud House," the first series to be greenlit from its 2013 crop of development candidates culled from an initiative it has in place to identify original comedy for kids. The show is...
  • Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal

    Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal
    Could archenemies Fox News and CNN one day be brothers? Sounds crazy but a new report by media analyst Tony Wible of Janney Capital Markets suggests that a merger between media giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner makes a lot of sense. "However...
  • HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

    HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year
    Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year. Launched in October 2010, the Hub has struggled to compete against...
  • Wimbledon 2014 Tennis Live Video Clips Will Be Shareable on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter

    The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, which oversees the Wimbledon tennis tournament, will make real-time clips from the 2014 tourney's legendary grass courts available to share on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter instantly, under a new partnership....